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Georgia Historical Society

Chartered by the Georgia General Assembly in 1839, the Georgia Historical Society is the private, non-profit historical society for the state of Georgia. The oldest cultural institution in the state, and one of the oldest historical societies in the country, GHS fulfills its mission to collect, preserve, and share Georgia┬┤s history by operating a library and archive at its headquarters in Savannah, by presenting a variety of educational programs across the state, and by authoring publications on Georgia and southern history for use by scholars and students of all ages around the nation.

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Checklist of Eighteenth Century Manuscripts in the Georgia Historical Society
Topic: Georgia--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Manuscripts--Catalogs. Georgia--History--Revolution,...
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Reuben King Journal, 1800-1806
Topic: King, Reuben, 1779-1867--Diaries. Georgia--Social life and customs. Pioneers--Georgia--Diaries....
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Journal of the Reverend John Joachim Zubly A.M., D.D. March 5, 1770 through June 22, 1781
Topic: Zubly, John Joachim, 1724-1781--Diaries. American loyalists--Georgia. Presbyterian...
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Memoirs of Charles H. Olmstead
Topic: Olmstead, Charles H. Savannah (Ga.)--Biography. Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia...
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Letters of Bejamin Hawkins, 1796-1806
Topic: Hawkins, Benjamin, 1754-1816--Correspondence. Indians of North America--Georgia. Creek Indians....
Selected Eighteenth Century Manuscripts
Topic: Georgia--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Sources. Georgia--History--Colonial period, ca....
Proceedings and Minutes of the Governor and Council of Georgia, October 4, 1774, through November 7, 1775, and September 6, 1779, through September 20, 1780
Topic: Georgia--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775--Sources. Georgia--History--Revolution,...
Search for Georgia's Colonial Records
Topic: Georgia--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775--Sources. Georgia Historical...
Contents: Discourse, by William Bacon Stevens--A new voyage to Georgia,
Topic: Georgia--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775. Georgia--Description and travel.
Jones Family Papers, 1760-1810
Topic: Savannah (Ga.)--Biography. Jones family. Subject: Jones, Noble Wymberly, 1723-1805. Jones, Noble.
Contents: 1. Prefatory note by the Publishing Committee -- 2. Letters from General Oglethorpe to the trustees of the colony and others, from October 1735 to August 1744 -- 3. Report of Governor Sir James Wright to Lord Dartmouth on the condition of the colony, September 20, 1773 -- 4. Letters from Governor Sir James Wright to the Earl of Dartmouth and Lord George Germain, Secretaries of State for America, from August 24, 1774 to February 16, 1782.
Topic: Georgia--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775. Georgia--Description and travel.
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Contents: Old and New Ebenezer -- Frederica -- Abercorn -- Sunbury --Hardwick -- Petersburg -- Jacksonborough etc.. -- Miscellaneous towns, plantations, etc.
Topic: Georgia--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775. Ebenezer (Effingham County, Ga.) Frederica (Ga.)...
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Confederate Imprints at the Georgia Historical Society
Topic: Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Sources--Bibliography--Catalogs. Confederate States of...
Contents: Oration [by] Hon. William Law.--A new and accurate account of the provinces of South Carolina, Georgia,
Topic: Georgia--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775--Sources. Oglethorpe, James Edward, 1696-1785.
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Papers of James Jackson, 1781-1798
Topic: Jackson, James, 1757-1806. Ramsay, David, 1749-1815. History of the Revolution of South Carolina....
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Papers of Lachlan McIntosh, 1774-1779
Topic: Georgia--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Sources. Georgia--Politics and government--1775-1865.
Proceedings of the first Provincial Congress of Georgia, 1775. : Proceedings of the Georgia Council of Safety, 1775 to 1777. Account of the Siege of Savannah, 1779, from a British source.
Topic: Georgia--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Sources. Subject: Georgia--Politics and...
Topic: Georgia--History--Revolution, 1775-1783. Georgia Infantry. 2d Regt., 1776-1780. United...
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Letter Book of Thomas Rasberry, 1758-1761
Topic: Rasberry, Thomas, d. 1762--Correspondence. Georgia--History--Colonial period, ca....
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The letters of Hon. James Habersham, 1756-1775.
Topic: Habersham, James, 1715-1775--Correspondence. Georgia--History--Colonial period, ca....
Letters of Joseph Clay: Merchant of Savannah 1776-1793 and a list of ships and vessels entered at the port of Savannah for May 1765, 1766, and 1767
Topic: Clay, Joseph, 1741-1804--Correspondence. Georgia--History--Revolution, 1775-1783....
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Benjamin Hawkins papers
Topic: Creek Indians
The Spanish official account of the attack on the colony of Georgia, in America, and of its defeat on St. Simons Island by General James Oglethorpe.
Topic: Saint Simon's Island (Ga.), Spanish attack on, 1742. Oglethorpe, James Edward, 1696-1785.
Letters of Montiano : siege of St. Agustine [sic]
Topic: Saint Augustine Expedition, Fla., 1740. Georgia--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775. Justis,...
History of the Erection and Dedication of the Monument to Gen'l James Edward Oglethorpe Unveiled in Savannah, Ga., November 23, 1910
Topic: Oglethorpe Monument (Savannah, Ga.) Subject: Monuments--Georgia--Savannah....